Vivo gets involved with digital TV

6 Mar 2008

BNamericas, citing local news service Agencia Estado, reports that in April Vivo will launch two mobile devices compatible with digital TV transmission, the Samsung V820L and the Semp Toshiba CTV41. According to the newspaper, Vivo initially expects to sell these handsets in Sao Paulo, where digital TV transmission was launched last December. No cost has been provided. Meanwhile, in a separate but related story, Brazil’s communications minister Helio Costa recently revealed that digital TV transmissions in Rio de Janeiro are expected to begin in April.